Brian J. Fields is the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) for the Structure Tone Organization, a preeminent full-service construction services provider in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Asia. Brian is responsible for overseeing the company’s Regulatory Compliance Department, managing the day-to-day operations of Structure Tone’s Ethics and Compliance Program, assessing potential risks, and designing best practices for the organization.
Brian has over 20 years of experience and hands-on practice in corporate compliance and regulatory enforcement. Most recently, Brian served as Counsel on the Government and Internal Investigations team at Alston & Bird, LLP. At Alston, he focused on government and corporate investigations, regulatory and enforcement matters, and white collar criminal defense. He represented clients on a wide range of legal and ethical matters in the financial services, construction, engineering, and accounting industries.
Previously, Brian served as a prosecutor for 12 years in New York City. During his tenure in the New York County District Attorney’s Office as Senior Investigative Counsel, Brian concentrated on prosecuting corporate entities for financial and white collar crimes, including individuals and corporate entities of the Cipriani family for tax evasion. Brian conducted the Deutsche Bank building investigation, which led to substantial changes in the construction, deconstruction, and abatement industry in New York. Brian also worked with New York’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) on terrorism-financing cases, including the successful prosecution of Jose Pimentel, the so-called “Lone Wolf” domestic terrorist.